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Airport Update

Dec 08, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

The Sunshine Coast Council has announced that Palisade Investment Partners has now taken up the 99 year lease for the Sunshine Coast Airport Pty Ltd.

“It will open Sunshine Coast up to Asia and the South Pacific enabling us to connect to the world,” Mayor Jamieson said.

“The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion will contribute $4.1 billion to the local economy and generate more than 2230 jobs during the operational phase."

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Nambour News

Dec 08, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

Since the opening of the new Kawana Public hospital there has been an exodus of workers from the Nambour hospital. 

This along with notice the the council is going to move its premises from Nambour to the new Maroochydore CBD has locals worried what large employers will be left to help the economy.

The great news is that Sundale has announced it will demolish the oldest sections of the Namour site and rebuild 74 unit apartments and village heart incorporating coffee shops, medical centres and rehabilitation facility that would be open to the public.

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Fun Fun Fun

Dec 08, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

More exciting tourism projects are on the drawing board for the Sunshine Coast. 

Sunshine Plaza have announced they had lodged a DA for high ropes course as part of the $400 million redevelopment already underway.
Tourism bosses are excited about the innovative mix of adventure entertainment and retail.
Keeping with the theme Aussie World has received council approval for five new rides as part of the expansion of the theme park from 6 hectares to 22 hectares.
Further down the road at Glenview, work is about to start on the $450 million water park along Steve Irwin Way.
Not to be outdone, the Big Pineapple is going to also incorporate a 'Tree Top Challenge' in its redevelopment.
Adding to the success of the Ocean St Entertainment Precinct, Funlab have announced a mega-entertainment precinct at the Big Top shopping centre incorporating a 10 lane bowling alley, an 18-hole mini golf course, cocktail bar and 'escape room'.

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Sunshine Coast Building Approvals

Aug 21, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

Sunshine Coast building approvals are at their highest level in eight years, with Sunshine Coast Council issuing $1.72 billion in approvals during last financial year.

The building approvals issued last year were 32% higher compared to the previous year making it the third consecutive year where approvals with a value in excess of $1 billion have been recorded.

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Maroochydore CBD

Aug 21, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

Sun Central, the managers of Maroochydore CBD, have secured a four way deal to develop 'Super Lots' in the new city centre. 

In the $200 million deal; John Holland, SunCentral Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast Council and the University of the Sunshine Coast have signed a memorandum of understanding that will create a precinct of about 1.4ha that will be high rise buildings; one of these is a dedicated City Hall which will also house council staff, another will be a University campus including accommodation for international students.
Mayor Jamieson said more than $450 million worth of construction has been proposed through the expressions of interest in the city centre.

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ACTVENTURE Theme Park

Jul 24, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))


The signs up are and the fences are in place, developers are poised to begin works on the $450 million ACTVENTURE theme park at Glenview on the Sunshine Coast.
The earthworks application is before council now and expected to be approved within the next month.

The theme park is scheduled to open early 2019.
First stage of the project is set to include a state-of-the-art waterpark; a lawn area for major events, concerts and community activities and an outdoor adventure park complete with bungee jumping, stand up paddle, kayaking and football.



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Sunshine Coast Vacancy Rates

Apr 26, 2017 Ann Lindner Comments ((Disabled))

The latest REIQ report on the Rental Market:-

  • Maroochy Coast was the tightest rental market in Queensland with a vacancy rate of 1.1 % for December 2016.
  • Noosa vacancy rate remained relatively steady with vacancy rates of 1.4%. This market has operated in the tight range for the past four years (since September 2012).
  • Rentals of medium to high density living in Noosa follow a cyclical performance with a market peak during the summer and holidays period. Vacancy rates of units in Noosa reduced from 3.2% in June 2016 to 1.4% December 2016
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